BENTON, Ill. (KMOX) – The body of a man who drowned in southern Illinois’ Rend Lake, Friday night, has been recovered.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources conservation police tell KMOX News they found the body of 37-year-old Jeremy Jelley of Geff, Ill. at about 10:30 Sunday morning.

Jelley apparently jumped into the lake when a young girl called for help.

Police aren’t saying what happened to her, except to say that Jelley is the only victim.


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